The Jones Foundation supports vital research in reproductive medicine through annual and multi-year funding grants. At the direction of the Board of Directors, the Jones Foundation currently supports translational research projects, educational programs and ethical seminars.
This prize is designed to recognize those whose contributions to public policy and/or medical education have significantly advanced the specialty of reproductive medicine.
The Foundation strives to provide resources to the scientific community so that there may be intellectual, creative and well prepared scientific leaders in the global environment of the 21st century by:
- Fostering the development of innovative, high-quality research by new and established investigators in the field of reproductive medicine.
- Educating the general public, including physicians, administrators and legislators, about the issues of public policy topics that will assist the general public and others in making informed decisions regarding fertility treatment and reproductive medical issues.
- Serving as catalyst to scientific investigators by reviewing and selecting for an annual Award, one or more significant research projects that advanced the field of reproductive medicine.
The Medical Executive Committee of the Howard and Georgeanna Jones Foundation will review the credentials of the nominees and the awardee will be notified.